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Re: Thwab's data "license" [WAS: Re: Thwab final release]
- To: Development Discussions <developer at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: Thwab's data "license" [WAS: Re: Thwab final release]
- From: Djihed Afifi <djihedlists at googlemail dot com>
- Date: Sun, 20 May 2007 15:03:13 +0100
Debian accepts Public Domain no?
Because that is the true license of the books.
في ح، 20-05-2007 عند 15:17 +0300 ، كتب Ahmed El-Mahmoudy:
> as-salamu alaykom,
> On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 02:20:06PM +0300, Ahmed El-Mahmoudy wrote:
> > What's missing is finishing the debian/copyright file, I need help
> > with the exact paragraph about the copyright of the books.
> I was just talking to one of the Debian mentors, he said that, if the
> license will be like bro Anas mentioned,
> > On Thu, May 17, 2007 at 11:50:09AM +0300, Anas Husseini wrote:
> > Nobody is allowed to modify the original source of books, but it is possible to modify the
> > copy included in Thwab if there any differences (mistakes) between the copy and the original
> > source. Furthermore, any reference to one (or more) of Thwab-lib
> > Data is not allowed unless it is copied as it is.
> then the package should be put in non-free.
> Actually we should be sure wether the books are compliant with the
> Debian Free Software Guidelines
> or not to decide if it is to be put in non-free or not.
> Please also have a look at this discussion:
> (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=338077) , I don't
> understand if this applies to our case or not.
> Also if we should make sure if the books are indeed FDL or not.
> Because if they are not, then brother Moayyad should change the
> license he puts in the preface/intro of the books in thwab-data.
> These legal issues are too much for me to understand, I hope bro
> Moayyad & anyone else who understand legal issues would help out.
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